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Bardia National Park, Nepal
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We stayed one week in Tangalle at Gem's Garden resort. We booked a cabana in front of the beach. The room was confortable and big, the view was ok. It could be a very good stay, relaxing … but unfortunatly we had also to face everyday the bad behavior of « the so called manager », who is a great liar, impolite...

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Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Owner is very rude, and the spaghetti tastes like soya noodles. We ordered soda water but got tonic. When we made a comment about the food and wanted something else instead, they were very hostile and they wanted us to pay for everything including 10% service charge. Don't go here!!

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1Thank Richard S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

On a positive note: location is great, the natural cabana we booked was nice and comfy too. Most staff was friendly and laid-back (maybe too much). However, service is incredibly bad. Such an unorganized place. Lots of lies, long waiting, phony owner and they tried to put us in a room we didn't book (coming up with strange exuces)! Also,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights, one of which was in the cabana at the front with its own path to the beach. It was beautiful! All amenities were good. Basic but good. Then for the last three nights we moved to a cheaper room as we were on a budget. This room was very basic and poorly lit. But...

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

We stay in this guest house for 3 nights. We booked sea view cabana and I can say that this is the best cabana in this guest house. Rooms and restaurant is very simple. But it has everything you need for the beach live. Food was good, beer was cheap.... I can say only good words about staff, they are...

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1Thank Martynas L
Reviewed 10 January 2016

The eastern end of the beach is definitely the better area to stay and much quieter. We chose this guesthouse to be at the eastern end and it did the job. The location is great, situated right on the beach front and 15-20 minute walk from the centre of town (200 rupees from the bus station to the guesthouse). The...

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1Thank Hope V
Strasbourg, France
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Quiet hotel on the beach with bungalows. We had a family bungalow. Very clean but a little bit dark. Very spacious bathrooms, towels, soap, hot water available. There is a little terrace with chairs. The breakfast is very big with toast (bread is very tasty !!), eggs, fruit shake, tea/coffee. The downpoint is that the service is very slow. Be...

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Thank Colgate67
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Very nice cabana directly in front of the Beach with a beautiful Sand !!!!! Very kind people also a good restaurant the service was perfect! Very fair price - we would book it again!!thanks for erverything !!!

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Thank Erik H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2015

The eastern end of the beach is far nicer - the west is rammed full of budget guesthouses and cafes etc, some of which encroach right onto the beach. The further east you go the quieter it becomes, but the prices of accommodation also goes up. Gems was a great exception to this. The accommodation itself is nothing special -...

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4Thank Ed R
Paris, France
Reviewed 13 March 2015

We are spoilt here again, as we had already spent a wonderful week a year ago on our 1st trip.to Sri Lanka. Nothing has changed inasmuch as we are still enchanted by the fabulous location on the lovely quiet beach. Ruan, the owner, & his family & Sama (his friendly tuktuk driver who will take you anywhere) welcomed us back...

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1Thank Hima D

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cozy family guest house on the beach with a great open-air Sri Lankan seafood restaurant. The restaurant and guesthouse are located at the famous Marakolliya beach of Tangalle where beautiful sunsets are no exception. With four rooms available, two regular rooms in the guesthouse and one separate two cabana, every guest will feel at home. The simple and clean rooms are all equipped with a personal bathroom, fan, mosquito net and will contribute to the beach vibe. There are Balcony,private entrance, seating areas,dressing table,Hot shower,2 large bed,mosquito net,towels in the separate cabanas. You will enjoy the very special family atmosphere and experience the relaxing holidays you were craving for. Can provide accommodate turtle visit,Lagoon visit, airport service, or any other further travels. We hope to welcome you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gems Garden Guest House

Address: Madilla Road, Marakolliya Beach, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka (Formerly Gems Garden)
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: $25 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All Cabanas verry good....”
 of 5 bubbles karineibl83, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't go they .. and don't give your card number”
 of 5 bubbles RlfDinky, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay in one of the 3 cabanas, budget-willing.”
 of 5 bubbles HimaD_13, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We would recommend to book in advance, to be sure to be able to stay here :-).”
 of 5 bubbles 396yvetteb, 30 Aug 2013 | Read review
“We had room 1 it was so clean, the wet room was lovely and fresh”
 of 5 bubbles JnB3333, 27 Mar 2013 | Read review
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